Robert Elder

Feb. 18, 1938 – May 22, 2018

LYNDON — Robert Elder died Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at his home in Lyndon. He was 80.

He was born Feb. 18, 1938, at Pittsburgh, Penn., the son of William and Margaret Neuman Elder.

He lived in Melvern for many years and moved to Lyndon in the last year. He worked for the Santa Fe Railroad as a purchasing agent for 30 years until his retirement. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of the Melvern American Legion Post No. 317 and Vassar Zion Lutheran Church.

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Dorothy Ann Martin Bradley O'Dell

Sept. 30, 1941 – May 19, 2018

TOPEKA — Dorothy Ann Martin Bradley O'Dell, Topeka, died Saturday, May 19, 2018, at her home with her family and friends. She was 76.

She was born Sept. 30, 1941, at Carbondale, the daughter of Clarence Odie Martin and Hazel Roberta Caldwell Martin. She graduated from Carbondale High School in 1959 and attended Washburn University.

She married Richard L Bradley. They later divorced. Dorothy and Ralph L. O'Dell married Oct. 27, 1990, at First Presbyterian Church, Topeka. He survives of the home.

William Fischer

March 11, 1941 – May 11, 2018

OSAGE CITY — William "Bill" Fischer, Lyndon, died Friday, May 11, 2018, at Osage City. He was 77.

He was born March 11, 1941, at Hunter, the youngest of seven children of Henry and Elizabeth Schneider Fischer. He graduated from Hunter High School.

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Margaret M. Dial

Jan. 21, 1949 - April 14, 2018

TOPEKA - Margaret M. Dial, Topeka, died Saturday, April 14, 2018, at a Topeka care facility. She was 78.

She was born Jan. 21, 1940, at Burlingame, the daughter of David S. and Reva Rogers Love. She graduated from Burlingame High School in 1958.

She loved music and sang solos in the Federated Church choir. She was a cheerleader, class president and played community sports in the summer.

Burn permits suspended

No burning today April 30

Bryce Romine, Osage County Emergency Management Director announced that all burn permits are suspended for today, April 30, 2018. This is a no burn day. No outside burning allowed.

The Fire Danger Index will be in the very high fire danger category. The means fire control will be very difficult and require extended effort.

Southerly winds will range from 20 to 30 mph with gusts between 40 and 50 mph.

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